Posts Tagged "spare the air"

Tomorrow, Thursday, January 6, 2011 has been declared a Winter Spare the Air Day for the Bay Area by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District. To reduce your contribution to air pollution, please consider taking transit, telecommuting. Wood burning is a major cause of wintertime particulate matter (PM) pollution in the Bay Area. The presence of fine particulate […]

Tomorrow, Sunday December 12, 2010 has been declared a Winter Spare the Air Day for the Bay Area by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District. Wood burning is not allowed; second time violators could receive fines of $400. Please consider reducing your contribution to air pollution by taking transit, ridesharing, and telecommuting. From baaqmd.gov, here […]

Tomorrow has been declared a Winter Spare the Air Day for the Bay Area by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District. Wood burning is not allowed; second time violators could receive fines of $400. Please consider reducing your contribution to air pollution by taking transit, ridesharing, and telecommuting. From baaqmd.gov, here are 10 things you […]

Today is Spare the Air Day in the Bay Area, making it the 4th day in a row the Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a smog alert. If you’ve never tried carpooling, taking transit, or any alternative form of transportation, here’s your chance to earn some rewards. It’s a win-win for you […]

This Week’s Headlines in Transportation and Transit Upcoming Events & Meetings Mon. 9/20 – Fri. 10/1: Free rides for commuters btwn Dublin/Pleasanton and Pleasant Hill BART stations Weds. 9/29: Public outreach meeting in Pleasant Hill for citywide bicycle and pedestrian master plan Thurs. 9/30: Last day to enter Spare the Air Commuter Chronicles Contest Sat. 10/23: […]

Wednesday September 1st, is Spare the Air day in the Bay Area, as issued by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District. Update: Thursday, September 2nd and Friday, September 3rd will also have a Spare the Air alerts in effect. Please consider: Taking transit Carpooling Vanpooling Working from home For more information about air quality, […]

Today, Tuesday August 24th, is a Spare the Air day in the Bay Area, making today the second smog day issued in two days by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District. On summer Spare the Air days, ground-quality ozone–or smog–levels are expected to be unhealthy and residents are encouraged to cut back on activities […]

Today, Monday August 23rd is Spare the Air day. Concentrations of ground-level ozone pollution are forecast to be unhealthy today due to the combination of hot temperatures and light winds, resulting in poor air quality for the Bay Area. To help prevent smog today, please: carpool or vanpool take transit telecommute (work from home) link […]

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is searching for Bay Area residents to share their commuting stories in its Commuter Chronicles video contest. Tell them why and how you Spare the Air during your commute — whether you carpool, take public transit, telecommute, bike or walk to work or get even more creative. Help […]

As we mentioned earlier this week, the Bay Area will receive $5 million for electric vehicle charging stations as part of the Spare the Air program. This should be welcome news indeed for any current electric vehicle owners or to those considering making the switch. One of the current deterrents to going electric is the […]